National Seminars Group
National Seminars Group presents
 

The Conference for Managers, Supervisors & Team Leaders On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

Get away for a day of fresh ideas and new solutions that will eliminate your toughest challenges ... improve your results ... and inspire you to be a better leader

Course Description/Agenda


How do you handle management challenges that come your way? What are you doing to prepare for your future? How are you guiding your team in a new era of diversity and unparalleled change?

Discover answers to the most critical issues YOU face -- by designing your own customized Conference agenda.

Get ready for an amazing day of insightful leadership training where you'll hear all about the latest leadership strategies and techniques. This Conference delivers real-world solutions for the issues you face today, including how to:

  • Manage difficult employees -- from bad attitudes to underperformers
  • Stay ahead of projects and priorities
  • Create employee development plans that deliver results
  • Keep people motivated when the budget is super tight

We've designed this Conference in a tracked format that allows you to select sessions that spark your interest and suit your needs. Mix and match dynamic sessions from Overcoming Challenging Employee Issues and Leadership Success Builders.

Count on a transformational day away from your routine.
Think for a minute how refreshing it will be to put your job responsibilities aside for a day and have the uninterrupted time to focus on how your team is functioning now, where you want to lead your people tomorrow -- and exactly what it's going to take to get there.

You'll leave this Conference with a renewed sense of commitment to leading your team, armed with new tools and solutions you'll use right away to build a more cohesive, productive team.

There's never been a better opportunity to take your leadership skills to the next level.

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. Registration begins
Opening Session:
9:00 -
10:00 a.m.
Essential Skills of Today's Extraordinary Leaders: Discover the top traits organizations and employees are looking for from you. You'll see where you fit in with the best of the best.
10:00 -
10:15 a.m.
Break
Conference Break-Out Sessions Begin - Concurrent Sessions: Choose one
  Track 1
Overcoming Challenging Employee Issues
Track 2
Leadership Success Builders
Session A
10:15 -
11:00 a.m.
Handling Difficult Employees: Bad Attitudes, Nonperformers ,and Poor People Skills Project and Priority Management: Take Control of Your Time and Schedule
11:00 -
11:15 a.m.
Break
Session B
11:15 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
Lighting Fires -- Rewards and Motivators That Really Work! Compliance: Today's Newest Legal Discriminations
12:00 p.m. -
1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
Session C
1:15 -
2:00 p.m.

Managing Change for Positive Results Communication Secrets of Highly Effective Leaders
2:00 -
2:15 p.m.
Break
Session D
2:15 -
3:00 p.m.
Team Building and Collaboration The Essentials of Employee Development
3:00 -
3:15 p.m.
Break
Closing Session:
3:15 -
4:00 p.m.
Survival Skills for Leaders -- Today and Tomorrow: These days, stress levels can reach all-time highs, and with good reason. This powerful session teaches you what you need to know to survive (and enjoy) being a leader.

Session Descriptions:

Opening Session:
Essential Skills of Today's Extraordinary Leaders: Times are changing -- rapidly. We don't have to tell you that. You need cutting-edge leadership skills that address evolving business circumstances and a changing work force. This session discusses the skills today's top leaders have that are helping them excel in this ever-changing landscape.

TRACK ONE: Overcoming Challenging Employee Issues

Session A: Handling Difficult Employees: Bad Attitudes, Nonperformers, and Poor People Skills
Handling problem employees is rated as the No. 1 challenge for managers, according to research. This powerful session will teach you how to:

  • Deal with a variety of difficult employees and unproductive behaviors
  • Create performance improvement plans
  • Deliver constructive feedback that results in positive change

Session B: Lighting Fires -- Rewards and Motivators That Really Work!
If you think that throwing money at your employees is the best way to motivate them to excel, think again! Attend this session and you'll discover:

  • Low-cost, no-cost rewards that encourage productivity
  • At-risk areas where people are most likely to check out
  • How to motivate employees in high-pressure and difficult times

Session C: Managing Change for Positive Results
Change is inevitable in today's fast-paced, high-tech work environment, but that doesn't mean your team is ready for it. You'll discover:

  • Keys to overcoming employee resistance to change
  • Strategies for implementing changes that employees will embrace
  • How to overcome common traps that cause change to fail

Session D: Team Building and Collaboration
Personality clashes and stressed-out work teams can cut into productivity and sink morale. This session will teach you how to build collaboration so everyone wins. You'll:

  • Understand how personality affects the way people act and react
  • Discover team-building tactics that promote understanding and cooperation
  • Get ideas for getting a group of diverse employees to collaborate as one united team

TRACK TWO: Leadership Success Builders

Session A: Project and Priority Management: Take Control of Your Time and Schedule
Effectively managing projects and priorities is crucial to your success, yet many leaders acknowledge this area as a weakness. This practical how-to session shows you:

  • Tips and techniques for taking control of projects
  • New technology applications that keep you on track
  • How to stop time-wasters in your days (meeting marathons and unnecessary interruptions)

Session B: Compliance: Today's Newest Legal Discriminations
When one mistake could cost your organization hundreds of thousands of dollars, it's essential to ask -- is your team protected from today's newest discrimination and harassment? You'll learn:

  • Legal updates on obesity ... religion ... age ... bullying and more
  • How to help your employees learn to stop an incident before it starts
  • The difference between illegal and inappropriate and why its important to your team

Session C: Communication Secrets of Highly Effective Leaders
If you're looking for better results, start with better communication. You'll learn how to:

  • Talk so your team listens
  • Use active listening to understand what your team is telling you
  • Give clear feedback and instructions so you get the results you expect

Session D: The Essentials of Employee Development
If your employees' skills aren't growing, they're losing ground. This popular session will teach you:

  • What belongs in an employee development plan
  • How to align individual needs with organizational needs
  • How to communicate the plan

Closing Session: Survival Skills for Leaders -- Today and Tomorrow:
Office politics. Changing technology. Limited budget. Unlimited expectations. Pressure from above -- and below. Unpopular organizational changes. These days, stress levels can reach all-time highs and with good reason. This powerful session teaches you what you need to know to survive (and enjoy) being a leader.

 

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